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MARIE CURIE

born November 7, 1867
Her discovery of radium, based on her letters, diaries. and reminiscences by Nesta Pain with Joan Miller
Produced by NESTA PAIN
BBC Radio 4 FM

ANDROCLES AND THE LION

by Bernard Shaw a shortened version for radio by PEGGY WELLS with Leslie French Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
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SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

A Piece of Cake adapted for radio by JOSEPHINE BRUCE from the novel by CHARLES ANTHONY with Heron Carvic
Noel Johnson , Ann Murray
Frederick Treves , Gudrun Ure
Produced by DAVID THOMSON
Noel Johnson Is In The Bells at the Vaudeville Theatre. London
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE SUNDAY PLAY

Caramel for Carlota by Patrick Simpson with Mary Wimbush Denys Hawthorne
Frank Duncan , Edward Chapman
La Paloma sung by Jane Wenham
Produced.by HALLAM TENNYSON
BBC Radio 4 FM

A Matter of Gravity

by Raymond Lyttleton adapted for radio by Margaret Etall
with Stephen Murray, Nicholas Pennell, Clifford Rose, Heron Carvic
The persons represented:
The time: 1843-1846. The places: Cambridge, Greenwich, and Ely
(Clifford Rose is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
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SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Conduct of a Member by Val Gielgud adapted by Audrey Cameron with Frank Duncan
Charles Hodgson , David March Marjorie Westbury
Frederick Treves , Rolf Lefebvre
Rule 29 from the Rule Book of the Fonthill Club states: It shall be within the discretion of the Committee to rule upon any issue arising from a complaint regarding the conduct of a member ...
Cast in order of speaking:
Produced by AUDREY CAMERON
BBC Radio 4 FM

MARIE CURIE

born November 7, 1867
Her discovery of radium, based on her letters, diaries, and reminiscences by Nesta Pain with Joan Miller
Produced by NESTA PAIN
Broadcast on November 8. 1967
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE PRISONERS IN THE CAVE

by Simon Raven
Athens, her wealth and fighting men squandered in Sicily, lies at the mercy of the Spartans.....
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again: 1. An Unexpected Party

by J.R.R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure, adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by Michael Kilgarriff, with music by David Cain.
Starring Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins, with John Justin, Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson.
Music played by members of the Early Music Consort, directed by David Munrow, and sung by members of the cast.
(Repeated: Tuesday, 3.0 p.m.)
See page 48
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN starring
Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins with John Justin , Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson
' Far over the misty mountains cold To dunseons deep and caverns old Wo must away ere break of day
To seek the pale enchanted gold 2: Out of the Frying Pan into the Fire
Produced by JOHN POWELL
For cast see Tuesday, 3.0 p.m.
BBC Radio 4 FM

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again: 2: Out of the Frying Pan into the Fire

by J.R.R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by Michael Kilgarriff, with music by David Cain.
Starring Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins, with John Justin, Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson.

Music played by members of the Early Music Consort, directed by David Munrow, and sung by members of the cast.

(Repeated from Sunday)
BBC Radio 4 FM

The Hobbit: 3: Riddles in the Dark

The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by Michael Kilgarriff with music by David Cain starring Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins with John Justin, Heron Carvic, Anthony Jackson, Wolfe Morris
'Clap. snap! the black crack Grip grab, pinch nab!
And down, down to Goblin town You go, my lad!'
Goblins played by members of the BBC Drama Repertory Company
Music played by members of the Early Music Consort directed by David Munrow and sung by members of the cast
Special sound by David Cain and Dick Mills of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by JOHN POWELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN starring
Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins with John Justin , Heron Carvic
Anthony Jackson , Wolfe Morris 3: Riddles in the Dark
Produced by JOHN POWELL
Sunday's broadcast
RAOIOVISIOH FOR SCHOOLS
To follow certain broadcasts de. scribed as a radiovision programme ' it is necessary to have the accompanying film strip.
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN starring
Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins with John Justin , Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson
Bilbo, attempting to escape from the goblins, is caught in the closing door of the mountain passage and. although wearing the ring of invisibility, is discovered.
4: Strange Lodgings with Antony Viccars
Rolf Lefebvre , Denis McCarthy
Music played by members of the EARLY MUSIC CONSORT directed by DAVID MUNROW and sung by members of the cast
Special sound by David Cain and Dick Mills of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by JOHN POWELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN starring
Paul Daneman as Bilbo Baggins with John Justin , Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson
Bilbo and the dwarves reach the entrance to Mirkwood. the dread and evil forest through which they must pass to reach the Lonely Mountain—and the treasure.
5. Barrels out of Bond
Music played by members of the EARLYMusic CONSORT directed by DAVID MUNROW and sung by members of the cast
Special sound by David Cain and Dick Mills of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced by JOHN POWELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien
An epic of high adventure adapted as a serial for radio in eight parts by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by David CAIN starring with John Justin , Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson
5: Barrels out of Bond
Produced by JOHN POWELL
Sunday's broadcast
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE HOBBIT

or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien adapted by MICHAEL KILGARRIFF with music by DAVID CAIN starring
with John Justin , Heron Carvic and Anthony Jackson 8: The Clouds burst
Music played by members of the EARLY MUSIC CONSORT directed by DAVID MUNROW and sung by members of the cast
Special sound: David Cain and Dick Mills , BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Technical team under the direction of Harry Catlin
Produced by JOHN POWELL
BBC Radio 4 FM

FIVE MORNING PLAYS

5: A Very Junior Young Gentleman by Nesta Pain with Heron Carvic and John Westbrook
In 1784 Nelson, then a young captain, was stationed in the West Indies.
Produced by NESTA PAIN
BBC Radio 4 FM

THE DAMASCUS ROAD

by Christopher Sykes
A study of the spiritual adventures and conversions of Richard Waldo Sibthorp
Other parts: Peter Baldwin
David Brierley. Michael Deacon
Frank Henderson. Ronald Herdman LeRoy Ungwood , Victor Lucas Ian Thompson
Produced by CHRISTOPHER SYKES
An occasional series of programmes on English clergymen The Rev. Richard Waldo Sibthorp (1792-1879) had a unique life in which idealism and comedy were strangely blended. He changed his religion six-possibly seven-times; he died as a Roman Catholic, but reading the Book of Common Prayer: and owing to a not unnatural misunderstanding he was buried with the full rites of the Church of England, an Anglican bishop presiding over the ceremony.
BBC Radio 4 FM

SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE

Picture Miss Seeton
The novel by Heron Carvic adapted for radio by BETTY LAMBDA with Marjorie Westbury and Gerald Deacon
When Miss Seeton found herself the horrified witness of a brutal murder she little thought that her modest gifts as an artist could prove so valuable to the police.
Produced by ARCHIE CAMPBELL






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